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 Schedule -- April 2-5 at a Glance

Wednesday
April 2
:
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Festival Kick-Off Party 'Come Rain or Come Shine'

Boise Center on the Grove

Kick Off-Party
 

A big hit last year, this free Concert will again be outside, weather permitting, in a "Live at Five" setting. Food and beverages will also be available. Entertainment will be provided by the Boise State Big Band and Special Guest artists.

Thursday
April 3
:
5-11 p.m.
Club Night
Downtown
Once again 11 fantastic venues will be fill with great jazz. All within walking distance in friendly downtown Boise, one ticket gets you in to all. From 5-11PM artists include: The Banda Brothers, Jeff Jarvis, Jeff Hamilton, Andy Martin, 5th Avenue and much more. See club night schedule for more details. 

Friday
April 4
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Student Competitions and Clinics
Free & open to the Public Student Union at Boise State University.
Student Competitions and Clinics for Jr.High & High School Jazz Bands. New this year: Collegiate Jazz Choirs Free & open to the public!
7:00 PM

Singin' and Swingin' at the Gene Harris Jazz Festival
BSU Pavilion
Big Band Vocal Jazz Extravaganza - featuring, Jazz/Blues great vocalist Barbara Morrison with The Jeff Hamilton trio and the Riverside Jazz Orchestra joined by 5th Avenue. Also performing will be Jeff Jarvis, Bobby Jones and Mark Colby with the Boise State Big Band and Boise State Vocal Jazz.


Saturday
April 5:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Student Competitions and Clinics
Free & open to the Public Student Union at Boise State University.
Student Competitions and Clinics for Jr. High & High School Jazz Bands. 
7:00 PM
Gene's Jazz Party
BSU Pavilion
Featuring the Dirty Dozen Brass Band this bunch of crazy guys from New Orleans will have you clapping you dancing in the isles all night long. Also featured will be the Frank Potenza Quartet with Shelly Berg on piano. Performing to critical acclaim at IAJE in 2002 this guitar/piano combo is "The real thing". 
 
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